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A Thousand Splendid Suns


Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry the troubled and bitter Rasheed, who is thirty years her senior. Nearly two decades later, ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.736

Another masterpiece

by Smitty237 on Apr 18, 2013

Excellent literary piece from one of the best authors of this generation. This book is every bit as good, if not better, than his previous work, The Kite Runner. A Thousand Splendid Suns is at turns charming, insightful, tragic, and triumphant, Hosseini brings us to a world that is unfamiliar to ... More


Splendid book!

by nvaughn38 on Sep 13, 2012

This is not only a well written book, but a good historical account of Afghanistan during the last 40 years. The characters are well developed and very credible. I give it five stars! it is compelling, and a great read. More

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by William S on Apr 21, 2012

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by Lynn Marie D on Aug 29, 2010

Excellent book to read. Could not put it down until I finished it. Heart-warming, heart-breaking, insightful, and very sensitively well written. More

by phoebexie on Dec 11, 2009

In her miserable, short life, Nana had her glorious moment. When she was fifteen years old, she had almost married to a young parakeet seller. Even many years later, when she mentioned this episode to Mariam, her daughter could tell by the wistful light in Nana?s eyes that she once had been happy. ... More

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khaled Hosseini does it again with Splendid Suns

There are many authors who launch with a bang, and then fizzle out with their second publication. Khaled Hosseini is an exception in that respect. His second novel is as gripping as his first. Agreed, he is an author of the masses and both his novels are equally successful in drawing attention of the ... More

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